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Amherst police identify woman struck on Maple Road

Amherst police identified the woman who was struck by a car this morning on Maple Road as Suzanne Martin, 70, of Amherst.

At about 9 a.m., Martin crossed Maple “from south to north and had walked into the westbound lanes when she was struck close to the westbound curb,” said a statement from Capt. Patrick McKenna of the Amherst Police Accident Investigation Unit.

She was struck by a 2009 Honda operated by William F. Algeri, 77, of Amherst who was westbound on Maple in the curb lane when the incident occurred.

Martin was taken to Erie County Medical Center for treatment of injuries to her head and both legs. Algeri was not injured.

Police asked anyone who may have witnessed the incident to call 689-1311.